Top 10 cheapest cars to insure for young drivers
It's something we all know: car ownership isn't always the cheapest luxury. From keeping it well-maintained to insuring it, it can really add up.
This got us thinking, what exactly are the cheapest cars for drivers under the age of 25 insure? We teamed up with some of the analysts on Diamond's Pricing team to find out.
As brilliant as they are, our pricing analysts weren't able to exactly pin down every perfect car insurance scenario for every young driver. However, they were able to help us determine a list of the top 10 cheapest cars on average for drivers who are under the age of 25 between January and June 2016.
1. Hyundai i20 average price £520.44 per year
Number one on our list, the Hyundai i20 gives you the best of both worlds. Thanks to its practical fuel efficiency we found that it's quite easy on your wallet, yet you still have the convenience of a spacious hatchback family car. With plenty of room in the boot for even the largest of cargo, this city car also has superior driver and passenger comfort.
2. Volkswagen Fox average price £556.50 per year
Since it's one of the cheapest VWs on the market, we're not surprised that the number two position is the VW Fox. It may have been discontinued in 2010, but there are still plenty around to purchase.
3. Fiat Panda average price £574.62 per year
The popular Fiat Panda comes in at number 3 on our list. For those looking for a practical small car that's also quite cheap to own and run, this fun city car is an ideal choice. With its tall body, there's a good amount of interior space and there are also plenty of customizations and engines to choose from as well.
4. Peugeot 107 average price £590.53 per year
Reliable and safe, the Peugeot 107 is every city-dwellers dream car. It's not a surprise that it is number four, as it's not only a fun car to drive, but it's also incredibly affordable to maintain. Ideal for young drivers as they're affordably priced, the Peugeot 107 drives well and has superior handling skills as well.
5. Mazda 2 average price £597.78 per year
Traditionally known for consistent reliability over the years, the Mazda 2 offers drivers a city-car feel, while also providing a comfortable ride for passengers and drivers alike. Along with its well-known reliability and comfy interior, the Mazda 2 is also quite safe on the roads.
6. Fiat 500 average price £603.00 per year
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We're not shocked thatÂ Fiat is seen twice on this list, as they are now becoming one of the more popular cars among many young drivers. The 500 gives drivers something that has the look of a retro car, but doesn't have the burden of unreliability and expensive parts.
7. Nissan Qashqai average price £603.00 per year
The Nissan Qashqai is shows us that it's not always small hatchbacks and city-cars that are the most affordable ones to own and drive. Styled to look similar to sporty SUVs, the Qashqai offers drivers and passengers plenty of legroom and space in the interior.
8. Citroen C1 average price £604.17 per year
The Citroen C1 has something for every driver out there. From fuel efficiency, to handling and comfort, this city-car is ideal for many young drivers. One of the most unique things about the Citroen C1 is its infotainment, giving drivers a touch screen device which offers sat nav, music options
9. Suzuki Swift average price £613.81 per year
Compact and fun to drive, this small city car is a sporty option for many young drivers. With plenty of leg room in the front for drivers, the Suzuki Swift is also a reliable and affordable option. Bonus feature: small car = easy to park!
10. Citroen C3 average price £615.64 per year
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The impressively refined Citroen C3 follows closely in the number ten spot. It not only handles potholes decently, but it also has superior control while on the motorway as well. With a well-sized boot and fuel efficient engine, this car is a practical car for any young driver.
The insurance prices quoted are the average premiums for drivers aged 25 and below between January and‚ June 2016 and specifically from Diamond, so if you are looking for insurance make sure you get a quote with us before you buy.